The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Everyone in our book group found this a gripping read. The Night Swim is Megan Goldin’s third novel and it’s a story that grips you and doesn’t let go. Everyone who read it in our book group felt the same and it definitely merits the 4+ Stars we awarded. The storySet...

The Runner by Stephen Leather

A really cracking thriller with an entirely believable heroine. 5-Stars. How often do you read a thriller with a female protagonist, where she’s portrayed as some sort of cardboard cut-out? Too often in my view. So many authors try to write their women protagonists as...

Life after Life by Kate Atkinson

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you got it right? What if some day or night a demon was to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say: ‘This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and...

Launch Code by Michael Ridpath

Back in 1983 a nuclear strike was averted. Now, in 2019, the story is about to explode. Launch Code is a standalone novel by Michael Ridpath that was published last year. It follows two timelines – one from 1983 when, at the height of the Cold War, a US submarine came...